Villanova

Brad Line of Villanova and his sons, Grayson and Nolan, showing off their app, Squishr, for tracking spotted lanternflies.
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Charlotte Reese
October 14, 2019 - 4:30 am
Squishr, developed by a Villanova man and his two sons, lets users upload pictures and track their spotted lanternfly kills with GPS location data.
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Villanova head coach Mark Ferrante
Villanova University Athletics
Matt Leon
September 26, 2019 - 11:51 am
The Villanova Wildcats have been very impressive through the first month of the season, and they will look to continue their strong play on Saturday when they welcome Maine to the Main Line.
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Villanova linebacker Drew Wiley.
Villanova University Athletics
Matt Leon
September 19, 2019 - 12:37 pm
It will be an early-season Colonial Athletic Association showdown on Saturday night as undefeated Villanova visits undefeated Towson. The Wildcats are currently ranked 18th in the country in FCS, and they improved to 3-0 on the season this past Saturday with a 45-10 dismantling of Bucknell.
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Villanova head football coach Mark Ferrante
Villanova University Athletics
Matt Leon
September 04, 2019 - 10:55 am
The Villanova Wildcats will look for a 2-0 start to the 2019 season on Saturday night when they welcome Lehigh to the Main Line. "Really pleased with the performance our guys put on the filed," Villanova head coach Mark Ferrante told KYW Newsradio. "From an aggressive standpoint, a physical...
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Villanova University football
Villanova University Athletics
Matt Leon
August 21, 2019 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Villanova Wildcats will kick off their 2019 football season on Saturday when they visit the Raiders of Colgate. The Wildcats are coming off a 5-6 2018 season — 2-6 in the Colonial Athletic Association — which saw them hit hard by injuries. But head coach Mark...
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
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Kristen Johanson
June 17, 2019 - 1:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The man accused of murdering a Villanova University professor five years ago has been found guilty of first-degree murder, robbery and related offenses. Victim Carol Ambruster was stabbed in the neck 11 times on Dec. 9, 2013, inside her Germantown apartment. A kitchen...
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The 2019 season will be Mark Ferrante's third as Villanova's head football coach.
Villanova University Athletics
Matt Leon
April 10, 2019 - 5:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Villanova University football team will wrap up spring workouts this week. The Wildcats are coming off a 5-6 2018 season that saw them deal with several significant injuries. With the bulk of the spring in the books, head coach Mark Ferrante likes what he sees in...
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The University of Pennsylvania men's lacrosse team celebrates beating defending national champion Yale.
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
April 04, 2019 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of Pennsylvania men's lacrosse team is rolling. The Quakers have won five in a row after a 0-3 start, including their first three Ivy League games. This is the first time Penn has started its Ivy slate 3-0 since 1984, and this hot streak has allowed the...
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Villanova versus Saint Mary's
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Dave Uram
March 22, 2019 - 9:36 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (KYW Newsradio) — Nothing will come easy for the Villanova Wildcats, the defending champ in the 2019 NCAA Tournament. The Cats survived a first-round upset against the Saint Mary's Gaels with a 61-57 victory — one that needed a 12-3 rally to start the second half. The Gaels led by...
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Pope Francis
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Mark Abrams
March 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - A week ago, an unprecedented Vatican summit on clergy sexual abuse ended. While some had greater expectations of Pope Francis and church leadership, a Villanova professor believes they're on the right track for reform. Many observers labeled the summit's results as...
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